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Washington State Supreme Court to Hear Cases, Host Community Forum at Evergreen

The 2017 Supreme Court

(Olympia, Wash.)—Washington’s highest court travels to The Evergreen State College May 8 and 9, giving students and local citizens a front-row opportunity to watch how nine elected judges interpret the state’s constitution on behalf of all the people of Washington.

Sponsored by the Geoduck Student Union, highlights of the court’s visit will include a public forum and official court hearings that will be open to the public.

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New Report Charts the Vision, Maps the Path to Transforming Northwest’s Vulnerable Water Infrastructure

A Northwest Vision for 2040 Water Infrastructure

Much of the Pacific Northwest’s water infrastructure is old, at risk for breakdowns, and vulnerable to threats including earthquakes and climate extremes, according to a new report. But the region’s water utilities can generate solutions by adopting new investment practices for billions of dollars in annual spending, guided by long-range vision and strategy.

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Evergreen Scholarships Continue to Flow, Thanks to Record-Breaking Art of Giving Event

Photo of the 2017 Art of Giving fundraiser event.

(Olympia, Wash.) Held at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, The Evergreen State College Foundations’s annual Art of Giving Gala and Auction raised a record-breaking amount--more than $200,000 for scholarships at Evergreen, surpassing their goal of $155,000.

The Art of Giving is The Evergreen State College Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, benefiting scholarships and educational opportunities for Evergreen students across Olympia, Tacoma and Western Washington.

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Evergreen’s Upside Down is Right Side Up for Students Looking to Transfer Technical Degrees

Diagram of Upside Down degree

(Olympia, Wash.) Making it easier for students to earn their bachelor degree, The Evergreen State College has made a significant change to degree transfer policies.

The policy change opens a wider door for students with a technical associate’s degree to enter Evergreen and earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) or BA/BS degree. The program can help students with a technical associate's degree complete an Evergreen bachelor's degree in just two years.

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The Evergreen State College Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

A Peace Corps car with Evergreen geoduck plushies all over it

The Evergreen State College has another reason to celebrate success. The Peace Corps announced on February 28, 2017 that Evergreen ranked No. 7 among small schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 11 Evergreen alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

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